Excerpt from Selected From the History and Autobiography of Edward, Earl of Clarendon: And Edited, With Short Notes Failure of Constable put an end to this, as well as to many other projected undertakings. The character of Falkland, on which Clarendon bestowed much pains, is perhaps on the whole the most favourable specimen of his portraiture. But there is great dignity and power in every one of the characters contained in the history. Falkland must always be a most interesting figure. He had a special attraction for Dr. Arld as well as for his gifted son; and those who are t acquainted with the beautiful passage in the sixth of Dr. Arld's Introductory Lectures on Modern History', will. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.